A Persistent Deep Anticyclonic Vortex in the Rockall Trough Sustained by Anticyclonic Vortices Shed From the Slope Current and Wintertime Convection

Type Article
Date 2020-10
Language English
Author(s) Smilenova Angelina1, 2, Gula Jonathan3, Le Corre Mathieu3, Houpert Loïc4, Reecht Yves5
Affiliation(s) 1 : Earth and Ocean Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) University Road Galway ,Ireland
2 : Oceanographic Services, Marine Institute Galway ,Ireland
3 : University of Brest, CNRS, IRD, Ifremer, Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale (LOPS), IUEM Brest, France
4 : National Oceanography Centre (NOC) Southampton, UK
5 : Institute of Marine Research Bergen, Norway
Source Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans (2169-9275) (American Geophysical Union (AGU)), 2020-10 , Vol. 125 , N. 10 , P. e2019JC015905 (27p.)
DOI 10.1029/2019JC015905
WOS© Times Cited 1
Keyword(s) mesoscale eddy, eddy merger, instability, potential vorticity transformations, topographic effects, water masses mixing, Rockall Trough
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Smilenova Angelina, Gula Jonathan, Le Corre Mathieu, Houpert Loïc, Reecht Yves (2020). A Persistent Deep Anticyclonic Vortex in the Rockall Trough Sustained by Anticyclonic Vortices Shed From the Slope Current and Wintertime Convection. Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans, 125(10), e2019JC015905 (27p.). Publisher's official version : https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015905 , Open Access version : https://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00655/76734/